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3 Lessons I Learned from Living in a Small Space

You can apply these ideas to your big home, too!

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Photography: Marc Jao (Main Photo)

Just recently, I've decided to move into a condo unit with three of my cousins. The decision came naturally as it's practical and convenient—instead of commuting for two hours from the South, I can reach the office in 30 minutes or less. While it can be fun to live under one roof with them, the adjustment proved to be a bit difficult. I was used to a much bigger space and just thinking about how I'm going to fit all of my belongings in a limited area can be disorienting.

As I look back on those first few days, it was really a fun and learning experience. I've learned to work with what I have and I was able to come up with clever solutions to be able to fit my stuff in the space assigned to me. I've listed three important lessons that I've learned that you might find useful, too! These ideas can be applied to a bigger home as well—so you can keep it clean and clutter-free:

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